Congratulations to Dr. Michael Raupp who was elected as a 2015 Fellow of the Entomological Society of America! Please read more about the official announcement here.
Graduate student, Jonathan Wang, advised by Dr. Raymond St. Leger received the 1st place presentation award at the Society of Invertebrate Pathology 48th Annual Meeting held August 9-13, 2015 for his talk entitled " A Genome Wide Association Study of Resistance to Metarhizium anisopliae.
Mike Raupp on MPT Direct Connection
Dr. Michael Raupp, Professor of Entomology at the University of Maryland talks about summer's most unwanted guests; mosquitoes and ticks on Maryland Public Television, Direct Connection.
Building engineered structures, such as dams and dikes, has been the conventional approach to water management. Some suggest that such "gray" infrastructure make way for "green" ecosystem-based approaches. Margaret Palmer, Director of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) co-authored in support of managing water in a green way.
Free Mini-Symposium sponsored event
The Insect Genetic Technologies Research Coordination Network presents a free Mini-Symposium
The Department of Entomology sponsored event will be held Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the Universities at Shady Grove. Three cutting-edge topics, Flies, Monarchs, and Mosquitoes, from three of the world's foremost authorities will be presented. There will be free food, free drinks, and free parking. For additional information and free registration, click on the button.
Former graduate student of the Department of Entomology BEES program, Megan Paustian, research biologist who specializes in mollusks, specifically slugs, makes the Washington Post. Megan studied forest moths as a graduate student while working in a laboratory with a group of entomologists at the University of Maryland.